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Encyclopedia of Adolescence, 2nd Edition

The second edition of this encyclopedia continues to break new ground as an important resource for the study of adolescence. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the second edition – with entries presented in easy-to-access A to Z format – serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the ...

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Geriatric Psychiatry: A Case-Based Textbook

This textbook presents real-world cases and discussions that introduce the various mental health syndromes found in the aging population before delving into the core concepts covered by geriatric psychiatry curricula. The text follows each case study with the vital information necessary for physicians in training, including key features of each ...

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Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Treatment

Neuropsychiatric manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) is one of the most recalcitrant complications of the disease. According to the 1999 ACR nomenclature and case definitions, diffuse psychiatric/neuropsychological syndromes in NPSLE (anxiety disorder, acute confusional state, cognitive dysfunction, mood disorder, psychosis) (diffuse NPSLE) present psychiatric manifestations unlike neurologic syndromes (focal ...

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Integrated Care for Complex Patients: A Narrative Medicine Approach

This book presents case-based descriptions of models for the inclusive, multispecialty and multidisciplinary clinical care of complex cases. Cases range from primary care patients with complex systemic medical and psychiatric comorbidity, to those requiring specialty care, to those with potentially terminal illnesses. While each category and case has its unique ...

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Psychiatric Disorders Late in Life: A Comprehensive Review

Though mental health recommendations for the elderly is rapidly evolving, the few current textbooks on this subject are either too voluminous or complex for regular review by clinicians, and most do not contain the latest information available in the field. Written by experts in geriatric psychiatry, this book provides a ...

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The Medical Basis of Psychiatry, Fourth Edition

Fourth edition of a highly acclaimed work in the field Provides the most up-to-date evidence regarding the biology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders Elaborates on critical updates outlined in the soon-to-be published DSM-V Four years have passed since the last edition (3rd) of this book was published. In ...

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Global Mental Health: Prevention and Promotion

This international survey defines mental health as a basic human right, and tracks the emergence of mental health prevention and promotion as a global priority. Locating mental illness within a cycle of negative causes and effects affecting human quality of life, the editors identify modern policy barriers to promotion/prevention initiatives, ...

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Neuropsychiatry Case Studies

This book comprises succinct, accessible clinical cases in neuropsychiatry. Each clinical case has a specific and practical learning point, concerned with assessment, diagnosis, treatment or general approach. Each case models clinical reasoning and shows how the ‘puzzle’ in the case changed the future practice of the author. Neuropsychiatry Case Studies ...

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Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry

Exploring phenomenological philosophy as it relates to psychiatry and the social world, this book establishes a common language between psychiatrists, anti-psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry is an inter-disciplinary work by phenomenological philosophers, psychiatrists, and psychologists to discover the essence and foundations of social psychiatry. ...

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Psychological Treatment of Cardiac Patients

 Chronic heart disease impacts more than 17 million Americans, and lifestyle and mental health problems are major contributors to the everyday burden of this disease. In this brief yet thorough primer, Matthew Burg – an expert in the psychosocial aspects of cardiovascular medicine – provides mental health practitioners with the ...

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The Psychology of Educational Technology and Instructional Media

What can research in cognitive psychology offer the growth of educational technology and instructional media? Originally published in 1988, this book argues that, for much of its history, educational technology has been concerned with justifying and verifying the basic assumption that the processes and products of technology can improve instructional ...

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Delusions

Delusions, in their many different manifestations, are central to the concepts of madness and psychosis. Yet what causes them remains in many ways a complete mystery. McKenna’s Delusions is the first comprehensive attempt to tackle one of the most arresting phenomena in psychiatry: an in-depth and critical review of what ...

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DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Elder Mental Health

Many practitioners are hesitant to treat mental health issues in older adults, believing that special expertise is required to do so effectively. DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Elder Mental Health is based on the premise that all practitioners can acquire the confidence needed to work with older patients. Primary care practitioners, ...

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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, Second Edition

The Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology provides comprehensive coverage of the qualitative methods, strategies, and research issues in psychology. Qualitative research in psychology has been transformed since the first edition’s publication. Responding to this evolving field, existing chapters have been updated while three new ...

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Handbook of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents

A step-by-step resource for treating more than 40 prevalent issues with proven strategies This comprehensive handbook for evidence-based mental health and learning interventions with children and adolescents is distinguished by its explicit yet concise guidance on implementation in practice. With a compendium of proven strategies for resolving more than 40 ...

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